SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President John Bertrand, on behalf of the board and the Australian swimming community, has congratulated Ian Thorpe, on his courageous interview with Sir Michael Parkinson on Network Ten last night.
AIS: The Australian Institute of Sport continued its focus on investing in sports with the greatest potential to deliver international success at the announcement of its annual investment allocations to sports today.
SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team will hold staging camps in the USA at Auburn University ahead of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.
SWIMMING: World champion and Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell has posted her second fastest 100m freestyle of the year and the third fastest in the world this year, to round out a strong and spirited Grand Prix for members of the Australian Swim Team in Canberra today.
AOC: Leading West Australian businesswoman, Gina Rinehart, has been awarded the Australian Olympic Committee’s Order of Merit for her long standing involvement and support of swimming and volleyball.
AOC: “Stuff the silver, we’ve come for the gold” is one of many classic lines from Laurie Lawrence as he celebrated Duncan Armstrong’s gold medal swim at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.
SWIMMING: Olympic great Ian Thorpe should leave hospital within days after successfully fighting a number of serious infections.
EQUESTRIAN - Olympic rider Shane Rose is hoping his winning performance in the Sydney International will earn him an Australian team berth for the World Equestrian Games.
Two-time Olympic swimmer Patrick Murphy has been appointed an Athlete Role Model (ARM) for the upcoming Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in August 2014.